News Archive - 2006/7


World Championship Wins in Glasgow

Our Pipes & Drums came away from the World Pipe Band Championships yesterday with three world championship titles. However this year's championship wins were notable for three...Read More

Posted on 12 August 2007

McCallum Scores 181 for Scotland

Neil McCallum, a PE teacher at George Watson's College, was a key player in Scotland's win against Netherlands in their first match in the ICC Intercontinental Cup. His 181 runs,...Read More

Posted on 05 August 2007

European Champions

Following hot on the heels of their recent trip to Canada both the Juvenile Band and the Drum Corps won the Juvenile European Championships at the weekend. This means that we have...Read More

Posted on 02 August 2007

Pipe Band Receive Standing Ovation

Pipes & Drums have just returned from a fantastic trip to Ontario, Canada. On arrival, the band participated in the Kincardine Scottish Festival, playing in the opening and...Read More

Posted on 25 July 2007


I should like to thank all members of the Watson's Family for their exceedingly kind gift to me to mark my retirement at the end of session. I am totally overwhelmed by the...Read More

Posted on 11 July 2007

British Champions Again

The Pipes & Drums won the Juvenile British Championships for the third year in succession in Ballymena, Northern Ireland on Saturday 23 June. The drum corps was also crowned...Read More

Posted on 25 June 2007

Fourteen Wins at Scottish Championships

George Watson’s College had 14 event wins at the Scottish rowing championships held at Strathclyde Park on 16–17 June, which included all the boys under 18 and under 16...Read More

Posted on 25 June 2007

Charities Benefit from Summer Ball

The Parents' Association Hearts & Minds Summer Ball at the Sheraton Grand Hotel raised an astounding total of well over £12,000 to support The Child Brain Injury Trust...Read More

Posted on 21 June 2007

Pipes & Drums Aim for British Championships

The Juvenile and Novice Juvenile bands travel to Ballymena in Northern Ireland this weekend to compete in the British Championships. The British Championships follow hot on the...Read More

Posted on 20 June 2007

Track and Field Medal Bonanza

Our athletics team had a fruitful visit to the Scottish Schools Championships at Grangemouth on Saturday, winning four gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze medals. Scott Hughson won the...Read More

Posted on 11 June 2007

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